Episodes

The November elections are less than a month away, and voters will choose whether to approve a change to the state constitution and create an independent statewide ethics commission. This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland sits down … Continue reading Ethics Commission Proposal, Our Land, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland talks with Andrew Oxford of the Santa Fe New Mexican about money spent by special interest groups leading up to the November midterm elections. Producer Sarah Gustavus sits down with the head of … Continue reading Campaign Finance, Popular Vote, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick sits down with UNM Political Science Professor Emerita Christine Sierra. Sierra has blazed many trails in her life. She was among the first Mexican-America women to get a doctorate in political … Continue reading Political Science Professor Emerita Christine Sierra, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, host Gene Grant sits down with New Mexico Secretary of Education Christopher Ruszkowski to talk about the latest news from PED. They discuss teacher and student evaluations, other education priorities and the politics around our … Continue reading New Mexico Secretary of Education Christopher Ruszkowski, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, producer Sarah Gustavus talks to Teeniors founder Trish Lopez and some tech-savvy teens. In 2015, Teeniors was born at a startup event to meet two needs … help seniors learn how to effectively use … Continue reading Teeniors, Our Land: Protecting Wildlife and Drivers, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, host Gene Grant sits down with Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller to talk about priorities in year one of his administration, including a range of initiatives related to crime, economic development and community building. … Continue reading Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick sits down with Charles MacKay, the outgoing general director of the Santa Fe Opera. Although he became the general director in 2008, the opera has been part of his life since … Continue reading Outgoing Director of the Santa Fe Opera Charles MacKay, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, we look at the unique relationship American Indian tribes have with the federal government. Correspondent Antonia Gonzales sits down with a Native scholar for a brief overview of tribal treaty rights. And she … Continue reading Tribal Treaty Rights, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Matt Grubs sits down with former New Mexico state historian Estevan Rael-Gálvez to talk about changes this year for Santa Fe’s controversial Entrada tradition. And Sarah Gustavus sits in for Gene Grant … Continue reading Santa Fe’s controversial Entrada tradition, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Khalil Ekulona leads a discussion about the lack of Title IX compliance in the UNM Athletic department. Title IX requires that people have equal access to education and programs at universities that receive federal funds. … Continue reading UNM Athletics Lack of Title IX Compliance, The Line